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AgreedSpiderLegs wrote: Lots of going up and down stadium steps or parking garages with a full pack.
Mount Ord is a good Grand Canyon training hike...you go up about 7.5 miles with an elevation gain of around 4,000'...the hike is on an old forest road with generally good footingGogogo wrote:would you recommend hikes in Arizona to help us train for a future trip to Phantom Ranch
Yes. The best training to hike Grand Canyon is hiking Grand Canyon.Gogogo wrote:Would hiking the day hikes at the Grand Canyon eg to cedar ridge and the 3 mile rest house be acceptable options? Clearly these don’t have the same elevation change as a Phantom hike, even if we do multiple laps!